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by Laura Rodriguez and Rick Tejada Flores
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A sensitive portrait of Elvia Alvarado, a campesino leader in Honduras who dedicated her life to organizing. Her story demonstrates the cruelty of poverty and how people can work together to change their reality. Produced by Laura Rodriguez and Rick Tejada Flores (Honduras/San Francisco, CA)
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Woman of Substance looks beyond the statistics to reveal the human and social problems encountered by pregnant and parenting addicts seeking treatment. Women of Substance features women addicts seeking treatment, recovering in model programs and serving prison sentences for being addicted to drugs while pregnant. Their personal stories reveal the severity of our health care crisis. Produced by Rory Kennedy and Robin Smith (Washington, DC). In Crack Clouds Over Hell's Kitchen by Educational...
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Feminist home-girls offer an indestructible analysis of sex, class and gender attitudes in the Black and Latino communities as they inform the potential for cultural understanding and political liberation.
Topics: Feminist, Feminism, Gender, Sex, Class, Politics, Black, Latino
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Renee Tajima, writer and co-director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Who Killed Vincent Chin?, takes on Hollywood portrayals of Asians and Asian-Americans through the ages. Charlie Chan go home! Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY).
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Video artist and teacher Martha Rosler looks at the media portrayal of Mary Beth Whitehead and Mr. Sperm in the debate over property rights to a baby girl and control of women's bodies. Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY)
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This epic television series initiated a whirlwind of discussion and debate when it was first broadcast to a national audience in China in 1988. Excerpts from a six part Chinese documentary series: Xia Jun/director; Su Xiaokang and Wang Luxiang/script.Made in the period of maximum openness and press freedom, it utilized an experimental and expressive text and score to review China's past and future prospects. Subsequently banned, its scriptwriter was among the most wanted intellectuals after the...
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by Osa Hidalgo de la Riva for Royal Eagle-Bear Productions
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2-Spirited people (Native lesbians and Gay men) from the Bay Area share their experience of overlapping gender, ethnic and cultural identities as they explore and define their visions of utopia. Coordinating Producer: Osa Hidalgo de la Riva for Royal Eagle-Bear Productions (Oakland, CA )
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The video movement in Taiwan has made successful use of home cassette distribution, via both mail and street vendors. The Green Team collective has pioneered in this effort with over 100 titles in distribution, documenting the struggles of farmers, students, workers and environmentalists. In a recent show of force against the repressive state television system, they took to the airwaves with a low power pirate TV transmission which included scenes of a massive demonstration where dozens of TV...
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This tape features south Korea's decade-long street insurrections from the point of view of students, farmers and workers who have stood in the front line of the reunification movement, against economic exploitation and-militarism. Beginning with stark footage from the Kwang-ju people's massive uprising and brutal suppression in 1980, through a recent strike of militant office workers, protests by farmers against the import of U.S. dairy products, and a showdown at the border of the two...
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Part ten of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
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Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, media
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Video News Services (VNS) a South African video collective has been in operation since 1985. Created to produce video about South Africa, by South Africans, essentially for South Africans, VNS materials are distributed in collaboration with Afravision primarily in South Africa, in large part to mass organizations. A powerful analysis of the escalating violence that followed the launch of the Inkatha Freedom Party in the early 1 990's. This documentary reaches beyond the shocking images to...
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In 1975, Indonesia invaded East Timor, using arms supplied by the United States. Nearly one-third of the Timorese population has since died. This activist document offers eyewitness accounts and analysis of how to end the occupation. Produced by the East Timor Action Network. (East Timor/NY)
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Washington DC's Independent Media Center's Breaking the Bank: After the Seattle victory that stopped the World Trade Organization in its "fast" tracks, thousands converged on Washington D.C. to challenge the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank a their meeting in
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The US media largely acquiesced during the Gulf War: military censorship, press restrictions and repression of dissenting voices became the norm for over two months. In short performance pieces, video artists express their desperation over the distortion of news. Don Rojas from the Amsterdam News looks at coverage in the African American community. Sut Jhally, UMass professor, Bill Schaap, from the Institute for Media Analysis and Jeff Cohen from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting look at the...
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Focuses on women's sexual issues around the country. "Just Because of Who We Are" by Heramedia. "200 Years Overdue" by Sarah Auerwald, a history of Women's rights the Equal Rights Amendment. "ERA Now!" by Audrey Johnson. "Ladies Against Women" by Lauren Lazin. Interview with Rosaria Salerno Boston City Councillor at-large.
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This show presents five music videos from Panama and Brazil. Unlike most MTV-style music videos in the U.S., many video artists in Latin America are using music video as a form to express their cultural and political realities.
Topics: Panama, Brazil, MTV, Latin America, Music Videos
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by Amy Melnick, in cooperation with Cambridge Community Television and the War Resisters League
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A TV teach-in on the campaign to stop war toys and the televised glorification of violence. The show features a panel of parents, teachers, activists, veterans and children addressing questions and comments LIVE from the audience. For over thirty years, nearly as long as television has existed, there has been a debate over whether televised violence produces violent behavior in children. This special examines this issue in the broader context of war toys, as well as, their television...
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Part six of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, cultural destruction, looting
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Beverly Singer, a member of the Santa Clara Tewa Pueblo, introduces us to the thoughts, experiences and successes of seven Native Americans on the road to recovery from alcohol abuse. Along the way, Singer reveals her own first-hand experience with alcoholism. Recovery in Native America takes an intimate approach to a problem which is both widespread and misunderstood. By revealing the forces, both personal and societal, which have shaped the lives of its subjects, this program paints a series...
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Tape 1 talking about speeches she's made and the audience response, cultural differences and impresions, what the war could mean in the long run. Tape 2 America invades other countries because it has the power to get away with it, controlling oil means controlling world, distinction between government and people, talking to congressmen/women, stupid assumptions people make about other cultures, etc
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As Part of the National Coming Out of the Shadows week of action in support of the Dream Act, Student Dreamers from Lehman College shared their stories on the school quad. As undocumented youth fighting for their rights, the Lehman Dreamers told the world why they are "Undocumented, Unafraid and Unapologetic".
Topics: Undocumented, Students, youth, Dream Act, Coming Out of the Shadows, Unafraid, Unapologetic, Lehman...
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by Roberto Arevalo
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This portrait of Salvadoran refugees living in the U.S. suggests that even for those driven from home, the 1 2-year war in El Salvador has not ended. On top of unemployment, discrimination and exploitation, the U.S. has refused to recognize their status as refugees. Newly arrived Salvadoran families describe the other war which has just begun for those in El Salvador:-one where Salvadorans must confront their own devastated country. Produced by Roberto Arevalo in cooperation with Somerville...
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by Michael O'Reilly, Julie Puzon
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Glass Jaw chronicles the filmmaker's recovery from a pistol whipping and his ensuing emergency brain surgery in July 1991. All of the voices, words, music and images are by Michael O'Reilly. Glass Jaw uses the Pixelvision PSL200 camera as the primary image generator and the Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard for all of the sound effects and music. Produced by Michael O'Reilly (Philadelphia, PA). and The Unfinished Symphony is an experimental, autobiographical documentary of a spinal fusion operation....
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This tape confronts the mainstream media's distortion of what's going on in Central America and the complete lack of coverage of how North Americans are responding to US policies. Images not usually seen on gringo TV screens include homesick Gl's on maneuvers in Honduras, a Republican state senator's sympathy for the Sandinistas and a theater group's enactment of an El Salvadoran death squad's visit to Lafayette Park across from the White House. Produced by Martha Wallner
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Part of the series: Behind Censorship: The Assault on Civil Liberties. With high humor and a visceral insight, this examination of the sexuality and reproductive life of women takes us from Reubens to Sadie Benning. Complex with debate about pornography and the role of law, these sex workers, young mothers and women engaged in self-help make it clear: Their bodies are theirs.
Topics: Censorship, Civil Liberties, Sexuality, Reproductive, Reubens, Sadie Benning, Pornography, Sex...
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by Los Angeles Video Activists
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Video artists and activists from the Los Angeles area probe the densely woven issues surrounding the rebellion following the Simi Valley verdict in the Rodney King case. This compilation looks at the South Central L.A. community since Watts, the persistence of police brutality, the meanings of "riot," and the aftermath of the rebellion. Produced by LAVA --Los Angeles Video Activists. (LA, CA)
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From One Prison: Part 1: Women in jail for killing abusive husbands, Youre daughter is here- young women at a detention center learn survival skills, Have You seen the Nueva Mujer Puertoriquena- puerto rican prisoners of war
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Personal vignettes on health care are featured in this short video from a lesbian perspective. Topics include Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, AIDS and breast cancer. Produced by DYKE TV (NY, NY).
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The ongoing "farm crisis" has had a devastating impact not only on the lives of individual farm families, but also on the towns they live in and the land now taken over by the corporate farms. Shortsighted exploitation has eroded the healthfulness of the land and the food it produces. From pastors in Wisconsin to Native Americans in Utah, people around the country agree that the way out of the crisis lies in changing people's attitudes. The land and people must be seen not as...
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by Ada Gay Griffin
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Poor and non-white communities, from Bhopal to Brooklyn, are the most frequent targets of environmental hazards. This program examines the phenomenon of environmental racism and shows what grassroots movements are doing to redefine issues such as housing, education and health as environmental concerns. Coordinating Producer: Ada Gay Griffin for Third World Newsreel (NY, NY)
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Part twelve of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, Baghdad
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March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide. This year the festival includes tapes from Sweden, Israel and...
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Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, peace movement, demonstrations
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In an attempt to represent the growing media education movement, Teaching TV is a compilation of youth produced work from over 20 different projects from around the country. It is a chance to hear youth defining issues of concern to themselves and their communities. Young Producers both challenge and redefine dominant ideas of media and education. Includes works from over 20 media education projects. Bruce Hucko and the students at the Navajo Reservation in Montezuma Creek, UT. Gina Lamb and...
Topics: Television, TV, media, youth, students, education
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An accelerated decline of the US economy, labor, housing and healthcare lie in the wake of the Gulf War. The billions spent on destruction in this war could have been spent on ecological projects, housing and education. This program includes: Michio Kaku, physicist; Adrienne Wing, National Conference of Black Lawyers; Dr. Yolanda Huet Vaughn, family practice physician who refused reserve duty in the Gulf; Michael Moore, director of Roger and Me, on the war and the auto industry; Seymour Melman,...
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This program focuses on alternative health care in various Black communities. The program examines alternative health care as a response to the political, economic, psychological and racial barriers African-Americans face in achieving and maintaining good health. The program also includes a brief historical overview of African-Americans and standard Western medical practices. Archival footage, present-day imagery and the vibrant voices of members of the Black community, convey anger and...
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by Nilo Cayugueo, Glenn Switkes and Jerry Pozo
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Six indigenous leaders from Central and South America discuss the 500 Years Campaign, which began as indigenous people's response to the Quincentenary celebration and has developed as an ongoing dialogue among indigenous activists. Coordinating Producers: Nilo Cayugueo, Glenn Switkes and Jerry Pozo for the South and Meso American Indian Information Center (SAIIC)
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This program surveys the most innovative uses of access from across the country. This is television so refreshing that it will convince even the most cynical viewers that public access TV is worth watching (and making). It demonstrates how public access excels in opening television up to viewer interaction. In "What the Hell Do You Want?" host David Dawdy engages viewers in a dialogue about the problems of participatory democracy while sitting in a bathtub in the access studio of...
Topics: Public Access, David Dawdy, Democracy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Mark Behar and Bryce, Racism, Homophobia
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March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide. This year the festival includes tapes from Sweden, Israel and...
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by Fiona Boneham and Pamela Hoelscher
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All kinds of people nationwide are suffering from the severe shortage of affordable housing. A unifying thread connecting the tapes in this show is that the producers allowed people to speak for themselves. Squatters in "Gentrification On the Lower East Side", neighborhood people forced out of their homes by General Motors in Poletown Lives!, and community organizers in "Take Back the Hill: The Rebirth of a Neighborhood" articulates their anger and frustration about the...
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Part two of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, women
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An accelerated decline of the US economy, labor, housing and healthcare lie in the wake of the Gulf War. The billions spent on destruction in this war could have been spent on ecological projects, housing and education. This program includes: Michio Kaku, physicist; Adrienne Wing, National Conference of Black Lawyers; Dr. Yolanda Huet Vaughn, family practice physician who refused reserve duty in the Gulf; Michael Moore, director of Roger and Me, on the war and the auto industry; Seymour Melman,...
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"Fantasy News" by Gloria Williams, mock newscast about a woman president and the end to patriarchy. "Judith Williamson Consumes Passionately" in Southern California by Paper Tiger, women, advertising and consumerism. Song about being a bum from Joni Schwartz. Racism and women.
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A lively portrait of Super Barrio Gomez, defender of the poor, organizer of the homeless of Mexico City, who wears a wrestlers mask and a Superman cape, as he visits squatters in the barrio and talks to migrant workers in Southern California.
Topic: Super Barrio Gomez, homeless, poverty, Mexico City, migrant workers, Southern California
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Andrei Codrescu, Romanian exile poet and frequent contributor to NPR's popular radio program "All Things Considered" speaks with journalist Christopher Hitchens about the betrayal of Romania's December 1989 Revolution.
Topics: Lannon Foundation, Andrei Codrescu, Romania, Exile, Christopher Hitchens, Revolution
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by Madre, Simone Farkhondeh and Laura Flanders
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The Dilemmas facing the Iraqi people due to the currently imposed sanctions. Interviews and footage recently obtained in Iraq are interspersed with the work of several organizations with this issue, including MADRE. Produced by Madre, Simone Farkhondeh and Laura Flanders (NY, NY)
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Click to see Part 2: USA INCarcerated Visions of Freedom by Neal Morrison and Luana Plunkett and the Critical Resistance Production Collective.This program is an emotional and inspiring look at a growing movement of activists, artists and intellectuals who are mobilizing against the against the prison industrial complex. This tape highlights scenes from the historical Critical Resistance Conference held in Berkeley, California in September, 1998. With Angela Davis, Fred Ho, and others. Filled...
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by DeeDee Halleck and Catherine Saalfield
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Anti-communism has been such a fixture of our conceptual landscape that many of us take it for granted. This film is lively compilation of clips from anti-communist propaganda films intercut with footage taken from an international conference at Harvard University in 1989. This show is an analytic and often humorous look at America's fear of red. Highlights of the tape include segments from a US propaganda film hosted by Ronald Reagan, Angela Davis on a network talk show discussing what...
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The People's Video Network's Latest work on the case of the imprisoned writer and radio producer, Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Topics: Mumia, Abu-Jamal, Civil Rights, Political Prisoners, Millions March, African American
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Who draws the lines (and points the surveillance cameras) to make sure everyone knows their place? In Annie Goldson's "Counter Terror," the threat of violence and harassment experienced by nationalists when they cross the border of Northern Ireland is described in chilling detail; the arbitrariness and impact of 'where the line is drawn' is enacted in Dan Martin's "An International Fiction"; and a community festival in the South Bronx shows how cultures, through television,...
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Penn State Dean Brian Winston surveys the dream logic of the nightly network news --what's news and what's not? And why do we get so many pictures of men getting out of limousines? Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY. NY)
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Underground video was an important tool during the Marcos era and contributed to the Aquino revolution. In the rejuvenated atmosphere within traditional Philippine media institutions, President Aquino has become the protagonist in a soap opera and the brunt of ribald satiric humor. A skit on a weekly comedy show Six O'Clock News, where a genial Bush twists Aquino's arm for continued U.S. military bases. Next, an emotional melodrama uses double exposure and surreal juxtapositions to address the...
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Part nine of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, oil, empire
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This program analyzes the crisis of external debt in Latin American countries from the point of view of the debtor nations. Produced by Eduardo Coutinho.(Brazil)
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Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, protest, resistance, peace movement
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"One on One"- Ken and Louise: a middle class woman and a hard core prisoner exchange intimate views of their lives
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by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr
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Internationally acclaimed author Alice Walker talks about growing up poor in rural Georgia and the experiences that led her to become a writer. She also reads excerpts from her best known novel. Part of a ten half-hour shows in which some of the greatest writers of our time, including two Nobel Laureates, challenge the assumptions of traditional realities. Series produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr.
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In the past decade labor has been on the defensive. Lured by foreign plants and non-productive investments, major industries have been closing up shop or demanding major concessions from workers around the country. The impact of these pressures, and the labor organizing that has resulted, are seen in segments of programs such as "Canterbury Tale in the Coal Fields," a story of plant closings in Pittsburgh, and "The American Connection", an examination of the economic...
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by Karen Hirsch for Greenpeace
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People around the country blow the whistle on polluters and lax government regulators by documenting environmental hazards from the midnight dumping of toxins to the tuna industry's dolphin massacre. Community members dare to cover issues that newspapers won't. Coordinating Producer: Karen Hirsch for Greenpeace (Washington, DC)
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Creative Time and the Media Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY will present a LIVE television event for Day Without Art 1992. This special features the work of various New York performance artists as well as LIVE contributions from artists and AIDS activists from around the country. Combining confrontation, commentary, and personal narration in a call for AIDS action and awareness, We Interrupt This Program... creates a national forum that is both essential AIDS...
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In January 1991, a group consisting of two African-Americans and one African-Colombian traveled from Boston, Mass. the Pacific Coast of Colombia, South America. This program depicts the cultural and socio/economic conditions of the natives of the region. The program also documents the dialogue between the visitors and the community, which contributes to a greater understanding of global connections. This program is an inside/outside look at understanding racism in our own communities. It paints...
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How the war was been sold to the American people. Includes Laura Flanders, Undercurrents Radio; Noam Chomsky; Jeff Cohen, FAIR; Paul Zaloom, comic from Beekman's World.
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by Pat Keeton, Pennee Bender, Ken Nash and Carol Anshien
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This showcase of public access labor programming covers some of the most important issues facing working people today: the demand for concessions, plant closings, health and safety issues, the impact of automation and computer technology, the status of women's work and solidarity with workers of Central America and South Africa. Alternative news, documentary, talk show and music video formats provide an insightful and creative examination of issues involving exploitation and livelihood seldom...
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by Luana Plunkett and Neal Morrison
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Using this summer's Earth First! actions to protect redwoods as a starting point, this program documents the fight to save forests from Australia to the Amazon, and the efforts to re-forest the planet, from the Sahara to our own backyard. Includes an interview with Judy Barry, environmental activist, injured in car bomb, speaking from her death bed and the threats to her life by the timber industry. Coordinating Producers: Luana Plunkett and Neal Morrison (San Francisco, CA)
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by William Boddy and Marisa Bowe
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This tape serves as an analytical tool for dissecting the American mass media with demystifying the economic structure of the media and exposing TV politics and religion. This show reassembles the discarded debris of mass culture to comment upon that culture without disdain or condescension to mass culture or its audiences. Produced by William Boddy and Marisa Bowe (NY, NY)
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by Melamid and Rafael Andreu
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This program investigates TV Marti, the US government propaganda broadcast aimed at Cuba. Experts in both Havana and Washington D.C. discuss the implications of the "electronic invasion" of Cuba. This activity violates Cuba's sovereign borders and the 1982 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) convention. This program raises the question, "What constitutes political aggression in the age of telecommunications?" Produced by Monica Melamid and Rafael Andreu in...
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Looks at US foreign policy in a post-cold war world. Includes Daniel Ellsberg, David Morrison, Edward Said, Michael Ratner and Dessima Williams.
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March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide. This year the festival includes tapes from Sweden, Israel and...
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Older people are rarely seen on television. When they are, they usually appear as comical or inactive stereotypes. But on community and public access channels around the country, seniors are not only appearing on television, they are often producing it themselves. This show features clips from a number of series including "Senior Beat" from Wisconsin, "Age Wise" from Oregon and "Generations" from Massachusetts. The excepts present a variety of forms and subject...
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The Los Angeles Alternative Media Network goes to the Republican Convention. Protestors from the perimeters, delegates and candidates, arguments, comedy, art, rants and raves including Bikers for Newt, border crossers and surfers for clean water. Produced by CheChe Martinez and Joan Sekler
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This looks at grassroots organizing and resistance. Includes Jesus Papoleto Melendez, Puerto Rican poet; Grace Paley, author; Joseph Lowery, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and many war resisters.
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"What do we want? Nothing! When do we want it? Now!" cheer Ladies Against Women in their consciousness-lowering session. Theater and performance have always been used to challenge the present order or put forth an image of a better world and humor often provides a way to confront painful issues. This program captures some of the best political performers in action, including the Bread and Puppet Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, The Atomic Comics, and Teatro Campesino. Produced by...
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The proliferation of prisons in the United States is one of a puzzle called the globalization capital. The primary mechanism of control is debt. Developing countries have depended on foreign loans, resulting in increasing vulnerability to the transnational corporate strategy for the global economy.